Re: NANFA-L-- invasive species?

Derek Parr (
Wed, 27 Apr 2005 12:05:55 -0400

It certainly made some interesting points about how many different foreign species have
found their way here over the last 400 years... Starting with most of us non-natives.
Which of course begs the question of what's truly native and then what's the specific
goal of conservation of natives. Is it better to keep people from collecting a certain
nearly gone species when their habitat is practically gone and not enough effort in
fixing their habitat? Or is it better to allow a few to be collected and raised by a
few with the interest? much like these killifish I have that are long gone from their
native habitat in africa. pragmatism ain't easy. hard questions and answers.

-derek parr
central NC wrote:
> Has anyone read the latest issue of discovery magazine and their article
> about invasive species and the problems they may or may not cause? It is
> a somewhat different mindset than most of us have.
> Moon
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